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भारतीय प्रसिद्ध पुरी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Puris recipes in Hindi)
ભારતીય પ્રખ્યાત પુરી વાનગીઓ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Puris recipes in Gujarati)

Puri Recipes, Famous Puris from all across India 

Puri Recipes, Famous Puris from all across India. Puris are popular in all parts of India. Puri with Aloo or Shrikand in the West, Puri with Potato Masala in the South, Puri with Palak in the East and Puri with Chole, Punjabi Aloo Puri or Sooji Halwa in the North are some of the evergreen combos that one never tires of having! If you are a puri lover, you will feel at home in any Indian restaurant anywhere in the world.

Aloo Ki Puri
Aloo Ki Puri

What is a Puri?

The puri needs no introduction to any Indian. It is perhaps one of the most versatile and popular of Indian foods, well-known and much-liked not just in all states of India but in other parts of the world as well. Whether it is a rich and spongy batura or a light and crispy whole wheat flour puri, be it a plain one or a spicy version, everybody loves puris!

The puri is basically a deep-fried snack made with dough. The dough is made of flour, water and salt, sometimes perked up with a few spices or pureed veggies or greens. This dough is then shaped into small discs using a rolling pin and deep-fried. There are many varieties of puris such as plain ones, stuffed ones, and crispy jar snack puris that last for a week.

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What is a plain puri?

A plain puri is essentially one that has not been stuffed. It is made of flour-based dough, seasoned with salt and/or spices. Sometimes the dough is reinforced with grated or mashed veggies, pureed greens, etc. Since these discs are not stuffed, they puff up enticingly when deep-fried. This gives them a nice and fluffy mouth-feel. To ensure that the puris puff up well and give the right texture, you should make sure the oil is really hot before dropping the flour discs into it.

Plain puris can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you have added a touch of spices to the dough, then you can serve it plain, or with curds and pickles, else serve it with a semi-dry subzi.

Top 7 plain puri recipes across India

Gujarati Puris

First comes the basic puri recipe which is cooked all over India. Then the potato based aloo puri recipe. Then comes the famous Gujarati masala puri recipe which goes really well with kids and can be had as an evening snack. If you like vegetable based puris, try the beetrrot puri and spinach puri

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Bengali puris

Luchi Puri is a famous Bengali puri. 

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  Start your puri experiments with these popular plain puri recipes:
1. Aloo Ki Puri
2. Puris
3. Masala Puri
4. Beetroot Puri
5. Spinach Puri
6. Luchi
7. Phudina Puri

5 Tips to make the perfect plain puri

1. The dough should always be semi-stiff and never soft.
2. You must roll the puris without using any flour for rolling.
3. Grease the rolling board and pin with a little oil to make the job easier.
4. The oil should be nice and hot before you drop the puris in.
5. When you deep-fry, press each puri lightly so it will puff up.
 

What is a stuffed puri?

A stuffed puri, as the name suggests, is one that has been stuffed with veggies, greens, spices, dal or other scrumptious fillings. You can have these stuffed puris independently, or with a cup of curds. As they are bursting with flavor, you do not need a subzi to add flavor to the meal.

Stuffed Cauliflower PurisStuffed Cauliflower Puris

Since these puris are stuffed, they do not puff up like regular puris. Unlike the light and crisp mouth-feel of plain puris, these have a more sumptuous, succulent mouth-feel – it kind of feels richer!

Stuffed puris give a lot of room for innovation too, as you can mix and match the ingredients to make a different version every time!
 

Top 5 Stuffed Puris across Indian

Rajashtnai Puris

Khamiri green peas puri is a Rajashtani puri which is actually a snack by itself stuffed with green peas and deep fried. Bhedawi Puri, another Rajasthani Puri offers a unique dining experience of nigella flavoured puris stuffed with a masaledar urad dal mixture.

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Mughlai Puris

Khus-khus or poppy seeds are used in nearly all cuisines in India. Here is a delicious Mughlai Khus Khus puri stuffed with a poppy seed mixture and made spicy with the use of Kashmiri red chillies.

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Jain Puris

For Jains, we have spicy urad dal puris and stuffed cauliflower puris

1. Khamiri Green Peas Puris
2. Bhedawi Puri
3. Stuffed Cauliflower Puris
4. Khus-khus ki Puri
5. Spicy Urad Dal Puris

What is a jar snack puri?

Love puris and want to have them more often? Go for these jar snack puris! These are puris that have been made crispy and can be preserved for at least 10-15 days if stored in a dry and airtight container after cooling completely. A touch of spices like chilli powder, sesame, nigella or cumin seeds may be added to the dough to give the puris an appetizing flavor and aroma. You can enjoy these jar snack puris plain, with tea or coffee.

You can even have it for breakfast along with a smoothie, or enjoy it as an evening snack. These crunchy puris can be carried to work or school in an airtight dabba. You can also crush the puris, top them with chutneys and other ingredients like sev to make a chaat-like snack.

Make sure you stock up on some of these puris during festivals like Diwali, so that you can offer your guests a zesty snack along with garma garam tea or coffee.

Top 4 jar snack puris

2 healthy jar snack recipes

The baked methi whole wheat puri is a super healthy snack made from whole wheat flour and  masala, which is then baked in an oven. 

Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar SnackBaked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack

A traditional Indian jar snack, these crisp Methi Puri Recipe are made with a dough of whole wheat flour, spruced up with fenugreek leaves and spices.

  Fill your jars with these yummy puris:
1. Baked Whole Wheat Puris
2. Methi Puri Recipe
3. Verki Puri
4. Crispy Masala Puri

Whenever you are planning the menu for a party or a festive meal, do not forget to include puri in it, because puris are loved by all. It is a dish that appeals to young and old alike. Depending on the other items you are serving in that meal, you can select a simple puri or a stuffed one. A puri is apt for everyday meals too. When you are in a hurry, you can quickly make stuffed puris and serve them with curds – everybody will be happy and your job will also be easy!

So, go for it – start your puri explorations right away!

Enjoy our  Puri Recipes, Puris from all across India and other roti, paratha and puri recipe articles below. 



Spicy Urad Dal Puris ( Know Your Dals and Pulses ) recipe
Serve these delicious urad dal puris with a sweetish pickle and hot tea on a sunny sunday morning, to recreate a complete rajasthani ambience right in your living room!
Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack recipe
Appetizingly tasty, these Baked Whole Wheat Puris make a healthy and filling snack for kids – but sure to be enjoyed by adults too. These scrumptious whole wheat crispies have a lingering taste, thanks to simple, readily available spice powders. The procedure is easy and there is no time-consumi ....
Bhatura,  How To Make Bhatura, Punjabi Bhatura Recipe recipe
Well-known as an accompaniment for Chole, piping hot bhatura is a delightful treat for all, especially on damp and rainy evenings. However, reme ....
Bhatura ( Bhatura Yeast Free-recipe)
Bhatura is one of the most famous breads from the Punjab. The term is most often used together with Chole as 'Chole-Bhatura'. The Bhatura is a delicious fried bread made with plain flour. Adding butter to the Bhatura dough makes it softer while the baking soda and baking powder help it to rise ....
Puris ( How To Make Pooris ) recipe
Puris are perhaps one of the most well-known and versatile of indian foods. It can be served as a snack or a meal depending on the accompanying items. However, it is important to know the right way of making puris, so that they come out nice and fluffy and without too much oil. While the perfect pur ....
Spicy Urad Dal Puris recipe
Serve these delicious urad dal puris with sweet pickle and hot tea on a sunny Sunday morning, for a complete Rajasthani ambience. You can also try other puris to enjoy with a cup of hot tea like Khus-khus ki Puri or K ....
Masala Green Pea Puri recipe
A scrumptious variant to the regular puri with the subtle taste of green pea and a touch of spices, the Masala Green Pea Puri can be enjoyed as a snack or a
Spinach Puri recipe
Appetising and aromatic, the Spinach Puri is a vibrant green coloured snack with the goodness of spinach, and the splendid flavour of green chillies, ginger and garlic. Since the spinach puree itself contributes a lot of moisture to bond the ingredients, the amount of water required for making ....
Phudina Puri recipe
Irresistible Phudina Puri is perfect for special occasions, or any day when you feel special. Dough pepped up with myriad ingredients like mint leaves, cumin seeds and lemon juice, gives rise to tasty and aromatic puris that are so flavourful that they can be served with just a bowl of raita, ....
Chana Dal Puri recipe
Game for some unusual fare today? Try this delectable Chana Dal Puri, which combines soaked and ground chana dal with wheat flour and semolina in the dough. A couple of spices and coriander do their bit in jazzing up the taste of these puris. Do not fry too many puris at once, and while frying a ....
Khamiri Green Peas Puris recipe
Khamiri green peas puri is a Rajasthani snack and a rather rich choice for that, since these puris have a scrumptious, semi-spicy green peas stuffing and are deep-fried in ghee.
Aloo Ki Puri recipe
Aloo ki Puri is a fabulous puri with so much flavour ingrained in it that you don’t need any accompaniments to complete it! The dough is reinforced with boiled potatoes and a thoughtful mix of spice powders, which gives it a wonderfully soft texture and energetic flavour. The Aloo ki Puri is ....
Bread Bhatura, No Yeast Bhatura Recipe recipe
This unique recipe shows you the means to make perfectly tasty bhaturas without having to lose your sleep over yeast! Instead, we have used a dough of bread, refined flour and whole wheat flour in just the right proportions. Remember that there is a resting time of half an hour for the dough to ....
Sweet Kand Puri, Maharashtrian Upwas Recipe recipe
Sweet Kand Puri is a quick and easy recipe that will keep your tummy happy on a fasting day without breaking any rules! Kand or purple yam is a winter root veggie, which arrives conveniently during the Maharashtrian month of Margashis, when fasting for five Thursdays is said to please Goddess Pa ....
Banana and Rajgira Puri, Upvaas Recipe recipe
Craving for puris on an upvaas day? Well, nothing wrong in having a piece or two of this tasty, upvaas friendly Banana and Rajgira Puri to satisfy your hunger and top up the energy levels. These yummy puris are made of a dough of ....
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